Supply Chains for Manufacturing: Capacity Analytics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology
As part of the Principles of Manufacturing MicroMasters program, this course focuses on decision-making for system design, as it arises in manufacturing systems and supply chains.
You will learn about frameworks and models for structuring key system design issues and trade-offs that arise in today’s supply chains and manufacturing systems.
The course will also cover various models, methods, and software tools for decision support for:
- Logistics network design
- Capacity planning and flexibility
- Supply chain contracting
- Supply chain risk mitigation
You will learn through industry applications and cases to illustrate concepts and challenges. This course should be taken in sequence following Supply Chains and Manufacturing Systems: Planning.
Develop the engineering and management skills needed for competence and competitiveness in today’s manufacturing industry with the Principles of Manufacturing MicroMasters Credential, designed and delivered by MIT’s #1-ranked Mechanical Engineering department in the world. Learners who pass the 8 courses in the program will earn the MicroMasters Credential and qualify to apply to gain credit towards MIT’s Master of Engineering in Advanced Manufacturing & Design program.
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